Friday, December 3, 2021, 4:56 AM
Site: Thirdmill Online Courses
Course: Building Systematic Theology (eBST)
Glossary: Glossary for Lessons 1-3
A

Anthropology

In theology, it is the doctrine of man.
B

Bibliology

The study of the Bible
C

Compositional collation

Process of using several different arguments to defend a point of view.
D

Dualism

Belief that the spiritual world is good, but the material world is evil
E

Ecclesiology

The doctrine of the Church

Eschatology

The doctrine of the last things
F

Factual reduction

Process of focusing on only one point of a Bible passage that has the purpose of communicating other points as well
J

Justification

It sometimes means a person is declared righteous when he believes in Christ, as in Romans 3:28, and it sometimes means a person is shown to be righteous in his way of life, as in James 2:24.
M

Mysticism

Belief system that emphasizes the need to go beyond reason to receive revelation through spiritual ecstasy
N

Neo-Platonism

A philosophical school rooted in Plato, but including new ideas by philosophers such as Plotinus.